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Land Area 1,531,595 km2
Water Area 116,600 km2
Total Area 1,648,195km2 (#17)
Population 82,801,633 (#16)
Population Density 54.06/km2
Government Type Theocratic Republic
GDP (PPP) $1,460.00 Billion
GDP Per Capita $18,100
Currency Rial (IRR)
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    Iran Trivia

    When Was the Iranian Revolution?

    Between 1978 and 1979, the Pahlavi Dynasty was overthrown and replaced by a new Islamic Republic of Iran. The revolution was mostly non-violent, although there were incidents of armed struggle.

    Iranian Revolution: Causes, Events, and Effects

    What Kind of Government Does Iran Have?

    Iran is a Middle-Eastern country also known as the Islamic Republic of Iran and has a theocratic government, in which most policies are based on Islamic religious ideologies.

    What Type Of Government Does Iran Have?

    What type of economy does Iran have?

    ran has a mixed transitional economy that is dominated by gas and oil production industries.

    The Economy of Iran

    What is the Major Religion in Iran?

    Iran is an Islamic state where close to 98% of the population identifies as being Muslim. The nation’s constitution is largely based on Islamic law. The dominant religious group in Iran is the Shia Muslims. Sunni Muslims are the second largest religious group.

    Religious Beliefs And Freedoms In Iran

    What Languages are Spoken in Iran?

    Persian is the official language of Iran and is spoken by over 50% of the country's population.

    What Languages Are Spoken in Iran?

    What is the Largest Ethnic Group in Iran?

    The Persian people are the largest ethnic group in modern day Iran, accounting for 61% of the total population of the country.

    Largest Ethnic Groups In Iran

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